Biography of Rear Admiral Mohammad Shahjahan, (N),NPP, ndc, psc, BN
Rear Admiral Mohammad Shahjahan, (N), NPP, ndc, psc, BN is an officer of Bangladesh Navy. He was born on 31 December 1965. A graduate from National Defence College and Defence Services Command and Staff College, Mirpur was commissioned in Bangladesh Navy on 01 January 1987. He completed Master in Defence Studied from National University and Master of Philosophy in Strategy and Development Studies with thesis on ‘Impact of Port and Shipping on Economic Development of Bangladesh’ from Bangladesh University of Professional, Dhaka. During his service career, the officer underwent a number of professional courses both in home and abroad. He did Mine Warfare Course form Turkey and Navigation Specialization Course from India. He commanded number of warships which include Frigates, Patrol Crafts, and Ocean-Going Salvage Vessel of Bangladesh Navy. Besides, he commanded Major Naval Shore Bases and School of Maritime Warfare and Tactics. The officer was also Officer in Charge and Instructor in Navigation & Direction School. He served in Naval Headquarters as Director Blue Economy, Deputy Drafting Commander, Staff Officer (Naval Appointment)-1 and Staff Officer in different Directorates in Naval Headquarters.
Besides on deputation, he served as Member (Harbour & Marine) of Chittagong Port Authority under Ministry of Shipping, Member of Blue Economy Cell in Energy and Mineral Resource Ministry and Deputy Director General ofBangladesh Coast Guard in Coast Guard Headquarters in Ministry of Home Affairs.
In Overseas assignment, he served as Team Leader of Military Observer under United Nations Mission in Sierra Leone and also as UN Peace Keeping Officer in BANCON-2 in UN Mission in Haiti. Rear Admiral Shahjahan is a widely travelled person who visited number of countries around the globe which includes Australia, China, India, UK, USA, France, Germany, Poland, Belgium, Italy, Denmark, Netherlands, Finland, Turkey, Greece, Egypt,Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Malaysia,Thailand, Indonesia, South Korea, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Sierra Leone, Ghana and Nigeriaetc.
Rear Admiral Shahjahan is married to Taslima Akter and blessed with two sons. He likes to play golf and travelling.
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